RateBeer
overall
98
96
style
Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Barley malt, hops, cane sugar, yeast and spices. Aged in port barrels


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bontus (615) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle, 33cl, Geers. Pours dark copper, doesn’t look much like the regular Tsjeeses anymore. Small head, diminishes quickly. Aroma of ripe fruit, banana, candy & booze. Then port & liquorice over booze. Flavor is rather sweet, a bit sticky too. For a barrel aged beer, good carbonation. Technically it’s a good brew, but the purpose & harmony is a bit lost imho.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (13210) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2013
bottle at Jens ... crisp golden copper ...r siing bubbles ... bubbly tan head ... soft sweet toffee ... spicy ovaltine ... little fizzy ... juicy malts ... soft sweet fruits ... oilt plums ... salty yeast

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - APR 28, 2013
Tasted from the bottle, on 20/04/2013 @Antwerp. Pours muddy dark amber/brown, with gushing, even being overly cold. Aroma is of candy sugar and faint oak. Taste is tripel-ish, candy sugar, slightly fruity, no wood, nothing else. Recommended for trippel style fans. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (3812) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2013
pours hazy, almost cloudy, golden orage with a very nice white head, good retention and lacing. tons of fruitiness - apricots, hint of guava and mango, lightly oaked with a coconut hint - some sweet vanilla esters too, even more than BBA, caramel, light toffee, spicy red apples. sweetness. soft carbonation, medium body - oily and sticky, grassy, herbal and spicy with a mdeium long assertive citrusy finish. again, this is a good use of barrel (just like BBA), but it does not seem to add much to the original brew..

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (2441) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 17, 2013
Pours dark amber ( darker than tsjeeses) Rather small white foam Smell is like a more alcoholic tsjeeses .. Sweetness , more complex back than the regular . Aftertaste is sweet , complex . Yet nowhere near the best aftertaste ever , in the regular . It is way better than thought, though .. And way better than the bourbon edition

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1592) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 16, 2013
Bottle 330ml. [2011] Pours slightly hazy amber, very mild gushing. Low white head, some lacing. Aroma is of fruits, alcohol, yeast, malt, sweetness, port. Taste is of fruits, port, malt, caramel, alcohol, sligth oxidation. Bitter finish. Palate: Full bodied. A sipper. Overall: A serious beer, very fruity. Somewhat heavy, but nothing cloying. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2251) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle (330 ml). Vintage 2011. Small gusher. Deep amber with a medium to huge long lasting thick off-white head and good lacing. Aroma is of fruits, sweetness notes, port, spices and alcohol. Taste is moderately to heavily sweet with fruits, port, spices and alcohol. Mouthfeel is vinous, dry. Medium to heavy body. Moderate carbonation. Warming alcohol and spices.A bit too sweet, but quite complex and pleasant to drink. The barrel treatment isn’t overwhelming and give a good result.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (10792) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 12, 2013
Bottle, bought @ Zombier, Spain.
Mild gusher. Pours murky amber with a big, staying, creamy and light fizzy off-white head. Aroma has sweet sugar, yeast, caramel sweetness, light oak. High carbonation, fine dry and oily mouthfeel. Flavour is soft, good oakiness, caramel, prunes, Belgian sugar, port. Lingering vinious, sweet and oaky dry finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (1219) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - APR 12, 2013
Pours reddish orange with a small tan head. Smell is sweet light fruit, caramel, Taste is sweet fruit, caramel, port is hardly noticeable - quite sweet ending slightly dry. medium body with soft carbonation. Very sweet stuff like liquid candy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lilja (1410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Smak och doft av humle, malt, jäst, karamell. Med lagom beska. Hade förväntat mig mer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page   1 « 7 8 9  10  11 12 13 » 19


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50